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Setting in Afterward
Setting Examples in Afterward:
"it sent her, from its open windows and hospitably smoking chimneys, the look of some warm human presence..." See in text (III)
Mary’s descriptions of the house make it seem almost alive, a character in its own right capable of memory and experience. Charmed by the house’s pleasant exterior, Mary renders it a welcoming, knowledgeable abode, which she is happy to inhabit.